31. The Chocorua Legend
located by Chocorua Lake on the west
side of NH16, 3.5 miles north of its junction
with NH113 in Tamworth, NH

that's the old orange truck in the background "In several versions, the legend's sequence relates the mysterious death of Chocorua's son while in the care of a settler named Campbell. Suspicious of the cause, the Pequawket chieftain took revenge on the settler's family. Then, in retaliation, Campbell killed Chocorua on the peak of the mountain now bearing the Indian's name"

erected 1965

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